The Ice Twins by S K Tremayne

I’ve read some brilliant books recently – The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, The Paying Guests and The Girl on the Train to name but three. The Ice Twins isn’t up there with them, yet I couldn’t put it down!

After the death of Lydia, one of their identical twin daughters, Sarah and Angus decided moving to a remote Scottish island will make things better. (Er – hello, REALLY? That was never going to work, was it?)

But it’s not long until their surviving child claims that she is in fact Lydia and it was her twin, Kirstie, who died.

Set against the chilling backdrop of the Scottish island, the lives of Sarah, Angus and Lydia/ Kirstie start to unravel. Sarah and Angus become increasingly mistrustful of each other. Are all three of them going mad in their own way, or are they just grieving? And which of the twins really did die?

Described as a thriller, this has a hint of horror too, and a couple of twists in the final few pages keep you guessing right until the very end.

The Ice Twins is a real page-turner and an enjoyable, if slightly disturbing read, which I would definitely recommend.

The Ice Twins, S K Tremayne, Book reviews

Author: Sarah Mummy

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  1. I loved this book! I bought it to take on a long haul flight that my husband and I were lucky enough to take without children and pretty much read it all in one go, fantastic book! Thanks for your other recommendations too, I have The Girl on the Train on my list but I’d not heard of the others.

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    • Glad to hear you enjoyed it too. You’re the only other person I know of who has read it. I would love to read a book all in one sitting! What a great thing to do on a plane.

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    • Thank you! It’s definitely worth a read!

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  2. I keep meaning to read this book! It sounds like a really good read. Lovely review, thanks for sharing 🙂 #ReadWithMe

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    • Thank you! I would definitely recommend it.

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    • It’s well worth a read!

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    • It’s definitely gripping! Nice to hear that someone else has read it and enjoyed it.

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  3. I loved this book, I read it a few months ago as part of a Mumsnet Review. It had me gripped from the start and I loved the mystery and suspense. Great review hun. xx

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    • Thank you! It’s a great read, isn’t it?

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  4. Will definitely be getting this book. I’ve actually about 6 books sitting above my bed – waiting to be read while I finish Brooklyn. Thanks for the recommendation. #readwithme

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    • I’m sure you will enjoy it. I’ve got six books waiting too! I always love having lots of books queued up!

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